Yoga means "Yoked"- To What Are You Yoked?

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"In prayer you shall perceive ... the way out of every situation that has no exit." 
Medjugorje March 28, 1985

"Do novenas of fasting and renunciation so that satan be far from you and grace be around you"                                                                                                             -  Medjugorje July 25, 2005


Tonight’s reminder is going to upset some readers. For other readers, loved ones should be aware of this potential spiritual ambush. Before reading this reflection let’s ask ourselves if God is most important to us. If He is or if we desire Him to be, then we must look at our choices as objectively and unemotionally as possible – if something offends the Lord, then we want to step away from it. Praised be Jesus who sends the Spirit of truth –  Jesus may we see what You see and want what You want…


The Holy Spirit has put it on our hearts that the time is right to expose the practice of yoga for what it is. 


If you find yourself immediately rejecting that first statement, ask yourself, why? Then, for the sake of your soul, please consider the cautions of yoga teachers and practitioners who have converted to Christianity. Their testimonies as to what is really transpiring are the most impactful.


 “Well, I am a Christian and I do yoga!” you might say, “ and I just use it for the stretching and the health benefits. I don’t worship the Hindu gods.”


Such justification literally goes back to Eve – Eve did not know she was opening the door to satan, did not realize satan’s hatred for her, and did not realize the incalculable cost as a result of opening the door to false gods.


The word Yoga means “yoked,” and the question is, “To what are you yoked?”


Yoga is a spiritual practice with physical benefits that comes from Hinduism, a religion with many false gods.  “Oh, come on!” you might hear yourself saying. “Hinduism isn’t part of it at all for me. I just take what I want, leave the rest, and I get great results.”

Again, that is a reasonable thought, but consider that either these Hindu gods are nothing more than blue, elephant, multi-arm paintings, in which case they are ridiculous, OR they really are false gods, in which they are demons. One of the gods is Shiva, called the destroyer. Christians know full well who it is who comes to steal, kill, and destroy. The evil one. A good Hindu practices yoga, and hinduism and yoga are inextricably linked. A westerner might think that he can take the physical and leave the spiritual, but is that actually possible? We grant that while it is possible to avoid worshiping pagan gods while trying to reap physical benefits, could it also be possible that these poses and asanas, designed to worship the Hindu gods might actually unknowingly channel their presence in your life and bring you harm?

If we justify participating in activites that have originated from false gods, look for evil's influence to spread further - What else are we justifying?

Exodus 34:14 says:

“You shall not worship any other god, for the Lord is the “Jealous One,” a jealous God is He.


Knowing that, how do you think our God views believers posing in manners originally designed to please the pagan gods?


One ex-yoga instructor, now a Christian, states the obvious, and that is, that your subjective belief that you can separate the two has nothing to do with the objective reality that yoga is a portal for the demonic.


She calls yoga “Ouija twister.” It doesn’t matter if one is just messing around with a ouija board, playing a little game; objectively, the game is summoning demons. Her interview can be seen here.


In Kundalini yoga, for example, there is said to be a coiled snake which lives at the base of your spine which goes up through your chakras when you go through the various poses to align with a higher version of yourself.


This is not of God!


The devil is the ultimate egotist, whereas Christianity is at its heart a relationship with God, not a self enlightenment apart from God. If you disagree, as many of you no doubt will, try to say the name of Jesus next time you are in your yoga studio. Simply drop His name in conversation, or audibly whisper His sacred name and see how welcome you are. Only when you speak non-descriptly of the “universe” are you allowed to reference a vague notion of God. 


Our Lady said in her visions to the children of Fatima that there would be some fashions that would greatly displease the Lord. In yoga clothes we see such immodest and skintight clothing such that it would be difficult for any man to have pure intentions while practicing yoga in a room full of women. Many of the poses themselves are extremely provocative as well.


As the converted yoga teacher, Angela Ucci says, “If the vine is pagan, the fruit cannot be holy.” And “There are plenty of ways to exercise without channeling ancient deities.” 


Pray always that the Holy Spirit help you discern what is true, and good, and beautiful. 


Thank you for fasting with us tomorrow. You will be glad you made the effort for all of eternity.

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1) We add the new fasting intention of taking back the church from evil. We submit the three-step process to achieve this victory is 1-Repent, 2-Prayer & Fasting and, 3-Imitate our Savior by throwing the evil leadership from the church. We will seek to emulate the Savior in our effort to End The USCCB, an organization that has been devastating to the church.  (“You shall know the spirit by the fruits” - Matt. 7:16)

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